Transition Zero

Transition Zero is an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, carried out by Energiesprong from 2016-2018, to establish the right market conditions for the wide-scale introduction of net zero energy homes across Europe. This was building on the success of Energiesprong in the Netherlands and advancing its implementation even further. The Transition Zero project completed on 28/2/19.


The aim of Energiesprong is to bring about desirable, viable net-zero energy refurbishment solutions to the mass market by 2020. Energiesprong transforms neighbourhoods and enhances people’s quality of life. Amongst other projects, Energiesprong carries out the Transition Zero project which is funded by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 programme. 

What is a Net Zero Energy house?

A Net Zero Energy house generates as much energy as is needed for the house and household appliances.

  • The pioneering Energiesprong approach to get UK homes up to the proposed net zero energy standard has won a first prize in the 2019 Ashden Awards. The award recognises the role of the National Energy Foundation in championing the Energiesprong retrofit standard in the UK.......

  • Brussels, 18 June.  The EU Sustainable Energy Awards recognise outstanding innovation in energy efficiency and renewable energy. Out of hundreds of projects, the Interreg NWE E=0 and Horizon 2020 Transition Zero projects, delivered by Energiesprong market development teams in the UK, France and the Netherlands, won......

  • Energiesprong is a finalist at two prestigious Awards events this summer: the EU Sustainable Energy Week Awards in Brussels and the Ashden Awards in London. At these high profile events Energiesprong will go head to head with other innovative initiatives working to improve lives and......

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